Here are details about bus fares charged by Newbury Buses.
Bus Fares from 20th April 2009
A Zonal bus fare system is operated by Newbury Buses. The Newbury / Thatcham area is
split up into zones, and the fare you pay is based on the number of zones that you travel
through. The zone boundaries are as follows:
St Johns PO,
Newtown Road Junction,
Bowling Green Road,
New Greenham Park,
Cold Ash Crossroads,
The fares charged are:
Number of Zones
* Child fares are not available after 10pm (Travel Cards are still valid however).
Return tickets are not available within the zonal area, but they are are available for
adults (and children after 9.00am on schooldays) for journeys wholly or partially outside
the zonal area where the adult single fare exceeds £1.80.
Travel Cards from 6th April 2010
Newbury Buses also offer a number of travel cards depending on where you
travel from, which offer very good value for money. Details of the main
Travel Cards available are summarised below, day and adult weekly tickets
are available from the driver, and weekly or longer tickers on smartcards
which can be topped up online or at PayPoint outlets.
Newbury Busabout (1 day)
Simply Newbury 7 day
Simply Newbury 30 day
Simply Network 1 day
Simply Network 7 day
Simply Network 30 day
Simply Network 90 day
Newbury / Thatcham Zonal area (as above) which is bounded by the stops at - Donnington
Castle, Shaw Cemetery, Cold Ash Crossroads, Upper Bucklebury (Peaches Stores), Colthrop
Mills turn, Thatcham Station, Bishops Green, Wash Common and Stockcross.
All Reading and Newbury Buses services. The 1 day Network ticket also
includes all services operated by First Berkshire in the Reading area,
Stagecoach Hants & Surrey, and Stagecoach in Hampshire journeys on "The
If you would like any further information, please contact me, I will be
happy to help if I can, or visit the official Reading Buses website.
Bus Zone cannot accept liability for the correctness of the information on this page.
This page is intended only as a guide and the relevant bus operator should be contacted to
confirm details are totally up to date.